|The Coffee House -- June 2006 - Mark Cohen|
Senator Kweisi Mfume? The Democratic primary election in Maryland is September 12. Among the many contested races is one for the US Senate seat being vacated by Paul Sarbanes. Rep. Ben Cardin holds a slight lead in the polls and a six-fold edge in fundraising over former Congressman and NAACP chief Kweisi Mfume. (Polls show both Cardin and Mfume beating likely GOP candidate Michael Steele, with Cardin winning more decisively.) But Mfume has several advantages over Cardin in the primary, includin...
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